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11/2/2022 4:30:06 PM
Posted: 9/5/2022 2:42:47 PM EST
[Last Edit: FoxValleyTacDriver]
Eyeing up a springfield, and would want to use my yhm resonator with it. Thinking about building an ebr.

How does one put on a standard 1/2x28 supressor mount on it? The flash suppressor and front sight just comes off in one piece and then there's threads under it? Is there a good adaptor with a front sight?

Pic of rifle I'm looking at below.

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Link Posted: 9/5/2022 3:34:49 PM EST
[Last Edit: Muricha] [#1]
One doesn’t. One buys a mount specifically designed for the M1A.

Here’s an article on one flavor. https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2014/07/29/socom-16-thread-adapter-gas-lock/

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I run one similar on my EBR. It functions okay but it’s still not something you want to spend a day with.

Usually 10 to 20 rounds and I’m on to one of my .308 AR platforms. The ‘cool factor’ is a thing. One of my last rifles I would let go.

I also avoid shooting it unsuppressed now.

*note- enjoy getting your factory block off. ps. if I were to do it again I’d take it to an M1A knowledgeable Smith. My big hammer had me puckered the entire time.

Pic of last time I shot mine unsuppressed.
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